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Summer’s death grip: Temperature records are falling as ‘Sizzling September’ unfolds

The Scott County Chamber of Commerce used to have a marketing line for September: Sizzlin' September. The terminology was retired a few years ago, but...

Eye to the Sky: Tropical Storm Dorian takes aim at Florida’s east coast

The fourth named storm of the 2019 hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin continues to get its act together as it bears down on...

Days are numbered for extreme heat, as summer wanes | Eye to the Sky

Summer is on the downhill slide to autumn. This isn't a prediction; you don't need fancy computer models and forecasts to make this call. You...

A big cooldown appears to be in store | Eye to the Sky

It's still hot outside — a heat advisory is in effect for the western half of Tennessee today, but the eastern half will be...

Developing drought likely to be snapped

Even though 2019 was one of Oneida's wettest years-to-date on record through May, an abrupt turn to dry weather in late spring has led...

Eye to the Sky: Death ridge to break down, allowing temperatures to drop to closer to normal

A strong and persistent atmospheric ridge that has been in place over the Southeast for more than a week will begin to break down...

Eye to the Sky: What’s driving this surplus of sunshine and heat?

Summer has arrived early in the Cumberlands. Not too early. Memorial Day weekend is traditionally when many homeowners open their pools and start hosting more outdoors...

Much colder weather is in store for early March

Brilliant blue skies. Temperatures soaring to near 60. Consecutive days of dry weather after months of wet weather. The end of February just two...

Weather models agree: major rains coming next week

The ECMWF computer-generated depiction of rainfall in East Tennessee over the next seven days. This image is not a forecast.

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BGC to close for cleaning after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

The Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau will be closed for the remainder of the week for cleaning, after learning Tuesday a...

Trash today, artifact tomorrow

Just about everyone would recognize an old arrowhead on the sandy floor of a rock shelter as an artifact. But far fewer people would...

Paddling through summer’s ‘dog days’

Summer's dog days are upon us. It's the hottest part of summer, most of us have exhausted our supply of vacation days, and everyone...

Carina Caldwell named BGC’s Youth of the Year

  Each year, the Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau showcases an exemplary youth who is a member of the club at the...
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